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Drake Chest Tomb and Railings About 8 Metres South West of Porch of the Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Cruwys Morchard, Devon

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Latitude: 50.8977 / 50°53'51"N

Longitude: -3.6022 / 3°36'8"W

OS Eastings: 287419

OS Northings: 112140

OS Grid: SS874121

Mapcode National: GBR LC.RM7K

Mapcode Global: FRA 36BQ.QG0

Entry Name: Drake Chest Tomb and Railings About 8 Metres South West of Porch of the Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 28 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1254258

English Heritage Legacy ID: 437701

Location: Cruwys Morchard, Mid Devon, Devon, EX16

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Cruwys Morchard

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Cruwys Morchard Holy Cross

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

2/76 Drake chest tomb and railings about
- 8 metres south west of the porch of
the Church of the Holy Cross
Chest tomb,and railings. Probably mid/late C19. Stone rectangular chest with corner
pilasters, oversailing moulded coped lid and panels on the sides and ends with sunk
mouldings. Inscription on the north side commemorates Thomas Drake, date of death
covered by ivy. The chest is surrounded by good railings with reeded verticals with
fishtail finials. The corner verticals are columnar with urn finials.
One of a number of memorials in the churchyard complete with railings which are a
significant feature of Cruwys Morchard churchyard.

Listing NGR: SS8741912140

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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